With Houston and Dallas having been named No. 1 and No. 3, respectively, by Forbes for volume of construction starts and work this year, it is vital that our firm offers the type of focus Jeffrey’s practice brings to our real estate capabilities.
(PRWEB) November 18, 2014
Haynes and Boone, LLP is pleased to announce the arrival of Jeffrey Escobar as counsel in the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group, expanding the breadth of available experience in the vibrant construction law sector in Texas and throughout the country.
“With Houston and Dallas having been named No. 1 and No. 3, respectively, by Forbes for volume of construction starts and work this year, it is vital that our firm offers the type of focus Jeffrey’s practice brings to our real estate capabilities,” said Matthew Schindel, chair of the firm’s Real Estate Section. “Whether in Texas, New York or California, Haynes and Boone clients will be in good hands during all phases of their construction transactions with Jeffrey now in place.”
Recognized as a Rising Star for Construction by Super Lawyers in 2014, Mr. Escobar is a construction practices specialist who has led and advised clients on the development and construction of hundreds of large and complex vertical and horizontal projects across the country.
From the construction of a professional sports arena and the only aerial commuter tramway system in the country in New York City, to the development and construction of luxury apartment communities in Downtown Dallas and the engineering of energy facilities in the Gulf of Mexico, Escobar has provided clients with in-depth knowledge of the design, engineering and construction practices coupled with a deep sense of practicality critical for the successful completion and delivery of a project. At every stage of design and construction, Escobar provides key insight and service, from land use and development, construction project management and claims-handling, to construction-related mediations, arbitrations and litigations.
Escobar received his Bachelor of Arts Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Washington and Juris Doctorate with honor from the New England School of Law in in Boston, Mass.
The Haynes and Boone Real Estate Practice Group assists national and international institutions, opportunity funds, investors and developers in structuring and documenting complex real estate transactions in virtually all asset classes, while the firm’s Real Estate and Construction Litigation group assists clients in resolving the real estate and construction-related disputes they face on a daily basis. The lawyers have experience in representing clients in disputes concerning office buildings, shopping centers, malls, hotels, apartments, infrastructure, financing, land development, condominiums, pipeline condemnation, industrial complexes, raw land, and other commercial and residential properties.
About Haynes and Boone
Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Washington, D.C., Shanghai and Mexico City, providing a full spectrum of legal services. With more than 500 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by The National Law Journal and has been named winner of a 2013 Thomas L. Sager Diversity Award by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association.